Welcome to the 2019 GACD-HSRI-MU Implementation Science School Information Page

The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD), in collaboration with Thailand’s Health Systems Research institute (HSRI) and Mahidol University (MU) will hold a 5-day implementation science school in Bangkok, Thailand from 5 – 9 November 2019.

Applications are now closed


Attendees are responsible for their own visas. See the Thailand visa exemption list for a list of countries eligible for visa exemption and/or visa on arrival in Thailand. Please ensure that you complete the Visa application form.


To view the webinar recording, follow this link: GACD Implementation Science School webinar
To view the slides, follow the link: GACD Imp Sci School Webinar

This 5-day training school will be facilitated by some of the field’s most prominent global experts and aims to train early- and mid-career researchers about the field of dissemination and implementation science and how to: study and implement research findings into policy and practice; use theoretical models, research designs and measurement; and collaborate and network globally. Confirmed faculty to date include:

  • Prof Brian Oldenburg, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Dr Ed Gregg – Inperial College London, United Kingdom
  • Prof Pilvikki Absetz – University of East Finland, Finland
  • Dr Vilma Irazola – Instituto de Efectividad Clinica y Sanitaria (IECS), Argentina & Harvard T.H.
    Chan School of Public Health, USA
  • Prof Lijing Yan, Duke Kunshan University, China
  • Dr Rachel Sturke, Fogarty International Center, NIH, USA

Programme from the 1st Annual Implementation Science School in Brazil, 2018 available below.
2018 Implementation Science School Programme

2018 Implementation Science School, Campinas, Brazil